(Say that ten times fast) Why do Christians so quickly become judge and jury? We all cling to the few verses in scripture that use the words “discern” or “admonish” and other verbs that get us in so much trouble. Why are we so quick to want to throw books at people, let alone stones?… Continue reading questions for Christians
Something occurred to me the other day when thinking about Jesus’ betrayal and death. The “good” people of Israel, the religious ones, the priests and such, were all meeting and conspiring together to deal with Jesus. This was happening when Pesach preparations started. They were using their time and energy to feed their hate and… Continue reading on this day
Now that I can dance… No, I’m kidding. This isn’t about dancing. But I have been thinking a lot about how someone knows they are loved. How do you KNOW it – down to your toes? I’ve been watching people loving on my mother-in-law and us, her family, during the loss of her mom. I… Continue reading do you love me
When it’s ajar. har har! We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. Today I feel like a bit of a broken jar of clay. And a jar when broken doesn’t seem all that useful, does it? Like something… Continue reading when is a door not a door?
Maybe it’s because I am jaded and have lived in the midst of so much darkness and pain, circling in a culture where pain is hiding in plain sight that I have come to expect that you, whoever you are, can find yourself in this list somewhere. I just assume that every person I know… Continue reading someone that I used to know